Black Nativity

Adapted from Langston Hughes' musical. Directed by Kasi Lemmons. Starring Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jacob Latimore, Mary J. Blige, and Jennifer Hudson.

In this contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes' acclaimed play, single mother Naima (Hudson) sends her teenage son Langston (Latimore) to New York to live with his estranged grandparents, Reverend Cornell and Aretha Cobbs (Whitaker and Bassett). Once there, Langston embarks on a journey of self-discovery in this inspiring story of faith, family and forgiveness.

Black Nativity was released by Fox Searchlight in 2013.